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A general term most often used to describe severe or complete loss of muscle strength due to motor system disease from the level of the cerebral cortex to the muscle fiber. This term may also occasionally refer to a loss of sensory function. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p45)

Year introduced: PARALYSIS, SPASTIC was heading 1963-1978

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Tree Number(s): C10.597.622, C23.888.592.636

MeSH Unique ID: D010243

Entry Terms:

  • Paralyses
  • Plegia
  • Plegias
  • Palsy
  • Palsies
  • Todd Paralysis
  • Paralysis, Todd
  • Todd's Paralysis
  • Paralysis, Todd's
  • Todds Paralysis

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